Allegro to handle export label sales and distribution.

Allegro Corp. in Portland, Ore., has forged a distribution partnership with Vancouver, B.C.-based PHD Canada.

Under the agreement, Allegro will handle U.S. sales and distribution for PHD's slate of export labels, while PHD will enhance sales and distribution for Allegro's rock division, the Northwest Alliance of Independent Labels (NAIL), which employs some Canadian sales personnel.

PHD will also handle fulfillment for Allegro's distributed and proprietary labels for Canadian retail.

PHD's label roster includes a cross-section of indie rock, metal, jazz, classical, folk, world, urban and dance imprints.